Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm EDT
continues, there have been rumors and sightings for years, but now proof the u.s. government may have been testing flying saucers in the skies after all. >>> then a little bit later, find out why some people are dressed up like pandas. isn't that cute? >>> felix baumgardner plans to free fall from 23 miles over new mexico tomorrow. the 43-year-old was hoping to help nasa figure outweighs for astronauts to survive a high altitude disaster. >>> another pro jeblght rumored to have taken to the skies over roswell, new mexico may have actually been reality. the u.s. government is releasing drawings, and schematics of the flying saucer it tried to build back in the 1950s. those documents show that the united states air force worked with a canadian company to create what it called a supersonic craft, shaped like a disk. project 1794 was eventually dropped in 1960, after the saucers built proved hard to fly at high all the tuesday. >>> first -- altitudes. >>> first the ruby slippers, and now dorothy's dress is on the move. the outfit judy garland wore in the wizard of oz is being auctioned off. i
Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm EDT
.c., when they think of d.c. they think of politics, government, special interests, but we have this tremendous jazz community in the shaw area and georgetown. we have this legacy and talented jazz musician. -- jazz musicians. you can go out any night and you'll hear jazz. we wanted to tell that story. >> jelly roll morton, i didn't realize that he operated a jazz club in the area. the jungle inn. >> which was right next door, next door to ben's chili bowl. >> one of my favorite places. everybody knows about duke ellington. he's a living legend and great. we all know about him. but there's some other things about this area that you'll find out in the film. such as? >> for instance, we also tell stories about the childhood of duke ellington. why he started out as a jazz musician. he actually had a paint sign store. he painted signs. >> is that so? >> yes. a lot of people asked him can you paint a sign for a jazz dance. that's how he became involved in performing at those jazz dances. >> your film has already received great acclaim. you've been in -- accepted into 13 film festival
Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm EDT
the welcome mat for the candidates. >> it's one thing to study politics and government in the classroom and it's another thing to see it and have a front row seat. >> reporter: vice president joe biden has been staying out of thpublic eye in recent days reportedly fueling up on gatorade and animal crackers. chris van hollen stood in for paul ryan in the mock debate. >> the big challenge for someone like joe biden who is so glib and so good at listening to people is delivering a message inside of a structured format. >> reporter: biden will be trying to stop the republican ticket's momentum coming out of the first presidential debate. a new cbs news poll from three key battleground states suggests romney is getting a boost from his performance. in wisconsin president obama's six-point lead has been cut in half. in virginia the president's lead this rang to five points. -- shrank to five points and romney now leads in colorado. >> there are some very important deadlines coming up. if you plan on voting in the upcoming november election. you just have a few more days to register to vote if you're
Oct 12, 2012 12:00pm EDT
and government agencies. >> it starts at? >> starts at noon. lasts till 4:00. you can come and stay the whole time because there will be health screenings which you may have to wait in line for. we have computer classes this time. introductory to computer classes, learn about digital photography or free software on the net. we have exercise demonstrations, zumba. there's a lot going on. >> if you just want to be entertained, there is also entertainment. which level of white flint mall do you come to? >> the main level is where most of the things are happening. center court is where you register for door prizes. we have exhibitors going through all the hallways and downstairs. on the second floor is where we have the computer classes and speakers. >> i do want to remind you the league of women voters with this insert that's in the beacon newspaper that has all of the information for voting. there's special questions that are going to be on the ballot. get this and you'll be able to go over that information and make a decision before you get to the voting booth. the beacon newspaper. it's free.